Team: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
City: Hyderabad, Telangana
Ground: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
IPL Debut: 2012
Number of IPL Titles: 1
Who are the Sunrisers Hyderabad?
Sunrisers Hyderabad is a franchise cricket team based in Hyderabad that plays in the Indian Premier League. SRH plays all their home matches at the famous Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
Sunrisers Hyderabad is hailed as one of the most consistent teams in the Indian Premier League. They made their debut in the 2013 season under the captaincy of Kumar Sangakkara.
Australian opener David Warner led SRH to their first ever IPL title in the 2016 edition of the tournament. David Warner has played a major role in building SRH’s reputation for being a consistent performer in the cash rich league.
Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise is owned by Sun Group. The founder and the chairman of the Sun group, Kavya Maran co-owns SRH with her daughter Kavya Maran.
The IPL History of the Sunrisers Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad announced their arrival in the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League. In their very first season, they managed to reach the playoffs but their performances dipped in the following two seasons.
Under the leadership of David Warner, Sunrisers Hyderabad went on to claim their first ever IPL title in 2016. SRH posted a mammoth total of 208 runs in the final against RCB and won the game by 8 wickets.
The Hyderabad franchise continued to exhibit stellar performances, reaching playoffs on four consecutive occasions. They, once again, reached the final in the 2018 edition but couldn’t win that time around.
Having said that, SRH’s performances have seen a dip in the last few seasons. Their campaign ended in the league stage itself for three consecutive seasons in 2021, 2022, and 2023.
Who Holds the Sunrisers Hyderabad Records?
Former SRH captain, David Warner has scored the most runs for the franchise in the Indian Premier League. Warner has amassed 4014 runs in 95 matches at an average of 49.55.
David Warner has the highest individual score to his name for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. He played a stellar knock of 126 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2017.
Australia’s batting stalwart, David Warner also has the best average of 49.55 by any batter for SRH in the Indian Premier League.
As far as the highest strike-rate is concerned, Ashish Reddy tops the list with 149.39.
Strong batting records
The record for hitting the most number of half-centuries in the Indian Premier League for SRH is also held by David Warner. He has 40 half-centuries to his name in 95 innings.
David Warner has also hit 2 centuries for SRH, which is the most by any batter for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Additionally, David Warner owns the record of hitting the most fours (379) and most sixes (143) for SRH in the Indian Premier League.
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